Librivox recording of Introduction to The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Read by D. E. Wittkower. The introduction to Hegel's lectures on the philosophy of world history is often used to introduce students to Hegel's philosophy, in part because Hegel's sometimes difficult style is muted in the lectures, and he discourses on accessible themes such as world events in order to explain his philosophy. Much of the work is spent defining and characterizing Geist or spirit.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, history Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of De Anima, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. On the Soul (Greek Περὶ Ψυχῆς (Perì Psūchês), Latin De Anima) is a major treatise by Aristotle on the nature of living things. His discussion centres on the kinds of souls possessed by different kinds of living things, distinguished by their different operations. Thus plants have the capacity for nourishment and reproduction, the minimum that must be possessed by any kind of living organism. Lower animals... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, philosophy, classics (antiquity), logic, non-fiction, aristotle Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
"The Sword and the Dragon" (1960) is the Americanized version of the Russian film "Ilya Murometz" (1956) released by Valiant Pictures and presented by Joseph Harris and Sig Shore.The Russian original, was directed by famed fantasy film maker and animator, Aleksandr Ptushko, and was derived from Russian folklore. It was reportedly the first Russian film made in Cinemascope and 4-channel stereo sound.The Americanized version was released to television in a pan and... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, fantasy, folklore, Russian, Aleksandr Ptushko, Joseph Harris, Sig Shore, Million...
byCharles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu
LibriVox recording of The Spirit of Laws (Volume 1), by Montesquieu. Read by Benjamin Gittins. This audiobook covers Volume 1 (Books I to XIX) of "The Spirit of the Laws" (French: De "l'esprit des lois", also sometimes called "The Spirit of Laws"). Spirit of Laws is a treatise on political theory first published anonymously by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu in 1748 with the help of Claudine Guérin de Tencin. Originally published anonymously partly... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, politics, philosophy, montesquieu, political theory, 18th century Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
From IMDb: Atomic scientist Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes on a reconnaissance mission after a nuclear test. Miraculously appearing unhurt at the base later, he is given sodium amytal to reveal what happened, but authorities are skeptical of his story that he was captured by aliens determined to conquer the Earth with giant monsters and insects. Martin vows to use existing technology to destroy them. Stars: Peter Graves with an uncredited appearance by Coleman Francis! This copy... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller
LibriVox recording of Posterior Analytics, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Posterior Analytics is the fourth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). Posterior Analytics deals with demonstration, definition, and scientific knowledge. Demonstration is distinguished as a syllogism productive of scientific knowledge, while Definition is marked as the statement of a thing's nature, a statement of the meaning of the name, or of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, classics (antiquity), logic, non-fiction, philosophy, aristotle Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Metaphysics, by Aristotle. Translated by John M’Mahon, Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Metaphysics (Ancient Greek: ΜΕΤΑ ΤΑ ΦΥΣΙΚΑ; Latin: METAPHYSICA; English: After the Physics) discusses topics including substance, accident, causation and God. The text was lost in Western Europe during the Dark Ages. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, philosophy, classics (antiquity), logic, non-fiction, aristotle Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Sophistical Elenchi, by Aristotle. Read by GeoffreyEdwards. De Sophisticis Elenchis is the sixth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). In De Sophisticis Elenchis Aristotle identifies 13 falacies. Verbal Fallacies are: Accent or Emphasis; Amphibology; Equivocation; Composition; Division and Figure of Speech. Material Fallacies are: Accident; Affirming the Consequent; Converse Accident; Irrelevant Conclusion;... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, English, Science, Philosophy, non-fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus. In this, the only extant tragedy from Aeschylus' trilogy about the House of Oedipus, Thebes is under siege from Polynices, a former prince of Thebes. After King Oedipus left his city and cursed the princes, Polynices and his brother, Eteocles, decided to rule alternately, switching at the end of every year. However, at the end of his year as king, Eteocles refused to turn power over to his brother and exiled him, fulfilling his father's... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, drama, Oedipus, Thebes, Antigone, Ancient Greece, Fratricide, Civil War Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Physics, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards Physics (Greek: Φυσικὴ ἀκρόασις; Latin: Physica, or Physicae Auscultationes) discusses concepts including: substance, accident, the infinite, causation, motion, time and the Prime Mover. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, Philosophy, Aristotle, Physics, Substance, Accident, Greek, Cause, Causation Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Prior Analytics, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Prior Analytics is the third of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). In Prior Analytics Aristotle conducts a formal study of arguments. In logic an argument is a series of true or false statements which lead to a true or false conclusion. Aristotle identifies valid and invalid forms of arguments called syllogisms. A syllogism is an argument consisting of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, logic, Aristotle, syllogisms Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of On Interpretation, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Aristotle's On Interpretation (Greek Περὶ Ἑρμηνείας or Peri Hermeneias) or De Interpretatione (the Latin title) is the second of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon. On Interpretation is one of the earliest surviving philosophical works in the Western tradition to deal with the relationship between language and logic in a comprehensive, explicit, and formal way.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, aristotle, interpretation, language Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Topics, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. The Topics is is the fifth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). The Topics constitutes Aristotle's treatise on the art of dialectic—the invention and discovery of arguments in which the propositions rest upon commonly-held opinions or endoxa. Topoi are "places" from which such arguments can be discovered or invented. In his treatise on the Topics,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, Science, non-fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Eclogues, by Publius Vergilius Maro (aka Virgil). This book of poems, written between 42 en 39 BC, was a bestseller in ancient Rome, and still holds a fascination today. Held to be divinely inspired not only by the Romans themselves, but by the Medieval Catholic church, The Eclogues is one of the most beloved collections of Latin short poetry. (Summary by Caeristhiona) The translator of this version is unknown. This recording is done in the form of a dramatic reading:... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, Latin, poetry, Virgil Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox's recording of The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky converted into M4B audio book format. For more free Librivox M4B files visit our M4B catalog. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoyevsky, Librivox, M4B
LibriVox recording of On Generation and Corruption by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards On Generation and Corruption (Ancient Greek: Περὶ γενέσεως καὶ φθορᾶς, Latin: De Generatione et Corruptione, also known as On Coming to Be and Passing Away) is a treatise by Aristotle. Like many of his texts, it is both scientific and philosophic (although not necessarily scientific in the modern sense). The philosophy, though, is essentially empirical; as in all Aristotle's works,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nonfiction, Aristotle, ancient Greek philosophers, philosophy, metaphysics,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Categories, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. Categories (Lat. Categoriae, Greek Κατηγορίαι Katēgoriai) is the first of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon. In Categories Aristotle enumerates all the possible kinds of things that can be the subject or the predicate of a proposition. Aristotle places every object of human apprehension under one of ten categories (known to medieval writers as the praedicamenta).... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: philosophy, logic, aristotle, librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
An excellent WW II adaptation, starring Bob Cummings, of the movie 12 o'clock high, more or less. I like this feature very much and I hope that you do too. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Play House 90, Bombers Moon
byAlienAqtor, Disorder of Rage, Flanicx & Rod Brandao
> Original Soundtrack to the - zombie - brazilian movie called "Era of the Dead", directed by Rodrigo Brandão, from small Caboco Exporádico Movies productions. Composed by: AlienAqtor, Disorder of Rage (DxOxRx), Flanicx and the movie's director; it has emphasis on suspense, ambiences, experimentalism & lots of tension, and ranges from idm to metalcore! This is the 1ª section on the soundtrack, with original tracks by the artists. 2nd is the film score (incidental music),... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: alienaqtor, ambient, audio, undead, deep, denso, DxOxRx, electronic, eletrônico, era,... Source: wav
Expressionistic still images comprise narrative of most of this film about religious tolerance. 18:22:35:09 White man showing poor Indian farmer how to use device with crank that pours a white powder, probably a fertilizer, onto his crop. 18:24:16:27 CU disembodied doctor’s hands pulling back of glass pump drawing blood, glass tube fills with blood. ( 2 reviews )
St. Augustine of Hippo, the famous Christian convert and bishop, teaches basic rules of scripture interpretation, teaching, and preaching. He also advocates free sharing and distribution of information as a multiplier of wealth and stimulus to learning; discusses semantics and linguistics; and does a whole bunch of theologizing. Fun stuff! ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Audiobook - nonfiction, Religion, Bible Source: Tr. by James Shaw, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.
A 1957 CBS Television Network special called "The Edsel Show". With special guests Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Rosemary Clooney. This is a good quality kinescope of the original broadcast. Lots of musical performances. Also features original commercials. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 1950's, 50s, 50's, Fifties, 1957, CBS, CBS Television Network,...
LibriVox recording of The Nicomachean Ethics, by Aristotle. Read by Geoffrey Edwards. The work consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is understood to be based on notes said to be from his lectures at the Lyceum which were either edited by or dedicated to Aristotle's son, Nicomachus. In many ways this work parallels the similar Eudemian Ethics, which has only eight books, and the two works can be fruitfully compared. Books V, VI, and VII of the Nicomachean Ethics are identical... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, classics, Aristotle, philosophy, ethics, classical Greece Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Youth, Medusa, and The Troll Garden, by Willa Cather. Read by David Wales Youth And The Bright Medusa comprises eight short stories published in 1920. Four of them (The Sculptor’s Funeral; A Death In The Desert; A Wagner Matinee; Paul’s Case) are re-worked from an earlier collection, The Troll Garden, published in 1905. This Librivox recording contains in addition the three stories (Flavia And Her Artists; The Garden Lodge; The Marriage Of Phaedra) from that earlier... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobooks, short stories, westerns, Troll Garden, New York, society Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox public domain recording of Confessions, by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles, such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions. (Summary by Wikipedia) For more... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, philosophy, biography Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
"Studio One" Henry IV (1949) Director: Paul Nickell, Writer: Maurice Valency, Cast: Berry Kroeger, Richard Purdy Original Air Date: 5 December 1949 (Season 2, Episode 13) ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, 1949
The Oresteia is a trilogy by Aeschylus, one of the foremost playwrights of ancient Greece. It encompasses three plays: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Furies. It tells the tragic tale of the House of Atreus, whose inhabitants have been cursed and are doomed to play out their bloody, vengeful destinies. At the beginning of the first part, the Trojan War has ended and the Greek general, Agamemnon, is returning victorious to his wife Clytemnestra. Yet she finds it difficult to forgive his... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, drama, classic, tragedy, greek Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Prometheus Bound, by Aeschylus. Read by a full cast. "Prometheus Bound" is the only complete tragedy of the Prometheia trilogy, traditionally assumed to be the work of Aeschylus. Jupiter has turned against Prometheus for protecting mankind and has ordered him to be chained to a rock. But Prometheus is comforted by his knowledge of a way to bring about the downfall of Jupiter. (Summary by Libby Gohn) Cast: Narrator: Charlotte Duckett Prometheus: Jason Mills Chorus... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: ibrivox, literature, audiobook, greek, Greece, Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus, prophecy, divine,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Oedipus Rex, by Sophocles. Oedipus the King (often known by the Latin title Oedipus Rex) is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles that was first performed c. 429 BC. It was the second of Sophocles's three Theban plays to be produced, but it comes first in the internal chronology, followed by Oedipus at Colonus and then Antigone. Over the centuries, it has come to be regarded by many as the Greek tragedy par excellence. (Summary by Wikipedia) Cast: Oedipus: Andy Minter Priest of... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audio, drama, oedipus, sophocles Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Set in Nevada in the 1860s, Bonanza chronicled the adventures of the Cartwright family who owned a large ranch called The Ponderosa. Ben Cartwright and his three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Joe fought for what was just and decent in a time where lawlessness was common. The widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright had three sons, each by a different wife: the oldest was the urbane architect Adam Cartwright, who built the ranch house. The second was the warm and lovable giant Eric, better known by his nickname... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Bonanza, Classic TV, Classic Television, Westerns, Color, Public Domain
Based loosely on Mark Twain's novel. Huck Finn flees his abusive father (Thomas Mitchell) and runs into two characters up to no good. Season 2, Episode 1 (September 1, 1955) John Carradine plays the duke. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Climax!, Classic TV, Huckleberry Finn, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell
Librivox recording of Poetics, by Aristotle. Read by Robert Foster Aristotle's Poetics from the 4th century B.C. aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry. But it still applies today. It is especially popular with screenwriters as seen in many script gurus' how-to books.(Summary by Robert Foster) For further information, including links to online text, reader... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, poetry Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Simon Ramo's concept of "polymorphic" computing is laid out in stop-motion animation, accompanied by acoustic guitar. The film anticipates parallel, distributed processing and the architecture of ARPANET and the Internet. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: computing history, information technology, networks, networking, Internet, Simon Ramo,...
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Questions 1-26, by Thomas Aquinas. Read by Jim Ruddy. The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written between 1265 and 1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time. It summarizes the reasonings for almost all points of Christian theology in the West,... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, aquinas, religion Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
A group of teenagers lands on an island owned by a man who hunts people for sport. You can find out more about this movie on its IMDB page. This was featured as episode 0607 of Mystery Science Theater 3000. You can find a WMV of this movie here. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: murder, suspense, Ralph Reed, MST3K
Perhaps that Cajun-sounding employee has a bigger problem than what he keeps griping about and now the union is involved. What a mess! What is a foreman supposed to do? To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 5 reviews ) Topic: workplace politics
Another episode of the popular 1950's CBS-TV comedy "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show". This episode is called "Beverly Hills Uplift Society" and aired during the 11th of October, 1951. Please excuse the mediocre picture quality caused by mediocre video source. NOTE: due to a request by torgman, I changed the heading of this upload. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 50's, 1950's, 50s, Fifties, CBS TV, Rated G, Comedy, Sitcom, George...